Gerry was born in Lancaster, attended St. Joseph’s grade school, and graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 1967. Gerry attended Temple University School of Pharmacy from 1967 – 1972 and retired from Ganse Apothecary in 2014 after a 39-year career as an independent retail pharmacy owner. He was a Temple University, Gallery of Success recipient in 2008 and received the Temple University Distinguished Practitioner of the Year Award in 2010.
In addition to serving on the SmartHub Foundation Board of Trustees, Gerry serves on the LCHS Board of Directors and has served on the SOWE Board. Gerry also serves as The Lancaster Region Hospitaller for the Federal Association of the Order of Malta.